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Cover of Literary Celebrity in Canada
by Lorraine York
Language: English
Release Date: May 8, 2017

In recent years, Canadian authors have enjoyed tremendous international success, writing novels that become Oscar-nominated films or achieve coveted success as selections for the Oprah Winfrey bookclub. Literary Celebrity in Canada is the first extended study of the dynamics of celebrity in the field...
Cover of A Biocultural Approach to Literary Theory and Interpretation
by Nancy Easterlin
Language: English
Release Date: May 31, 2012

Combining cognitive and evolutionary research with traditional humanist methods, Nancy Easterlin demonstrates how a biocultural perspective in theory and criticism opens up new possibilities for literary interpretation. Easterlin maintains that the practice of literary interpretation is still...
Cover of Literature and Literary Theory in Contemporary China
by Zhang Jiong
Language: English
Release Date: July 14, 2017

Marxism initiated a new era not only for people to fight for socialist future, but also for each discipline of sciences to witness profound changes. In such a context, literature, which has always been closely related to politics, will inevitably move toward a new direction. This book is composed...
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Caribbean Literary Discourse

Voice and Cultural Identity in the Anglophone Caribbean

by Barbara Lalla, Jean D'Costa, Velma Pollard
Language: English
Release Date: February 15, 2014

Caribbean Literary Discourseis a study of the multicultural, multilingual, and Creolized languages that characterize Caribbean discourse, especially as reflected in the language choices that preoccupy creative writers. Caribbean Literary Discourse opens the challenging world of language choices...
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The Literary Channel

The Inter-National Invention of the Novel

Language: English
Release Date: February 14, 2009

The Literary Channel defines a crucial transnational literary "zone" that shaped the development of the modern novel. During the first two centuries of the genre's history, Britain and France were locked in political, economic, and military struggle. The period also saw British and French writers,...
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Literary Scholarship in Late Imperial Russia (1870s-1917)

Rituals of Academic Institutionalism

by Andy Dr. Byford
Language: English
Release Date: December 2, 2017

"The turn of the twentieth century was a decisive moment in the institutionalisation of Russia's literary scholarship. This is the first book in the English language to provide an in-depth analysis of the emergence of Russia's literary academia in the pre-Revolutionary era. In particular, Byford...
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The Literary Mind

The Origins of Thought and Language

by Mark Turner
Language: English
Release Date: December 17, 1998

We usually consider literary thinking to be peripheral and dispensable, an activity for specialists: poets, prophets, lunatics, and babysitters. Certainly we do not think it is the basis of the mind. We think of stories and parables from Aesop's Fables or The Thousand and One Nights, for example,...
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Jungian Literary Criticism

The Essential Guide

by Susan Rowland
Language: English
Release Date: October 4, 2018

In Jungian Literary Criticism: the essential guide, Susan Rowland demonstrates how ideas such as archetypes, the anima and animus, the unconscious and synchronicity can be applied to the analysis of literature. Jung’s emphasis on creativity was central to his own work, and here Rowland illustrates...
Cover of The Literary Mind and the Carving of Dragons
by Liu Hsieh, Vincent Yu-chung Shih
Language: English
Release Date: January 13, 2015

The Literary Mind and the Carving of Dragons is the first comprehensive work of literary criticism in Chinese, and one that has been considered essential reading for writers and scholars since it was written some 1,500 years ago. A vast compendium of all that was known about Chinese literature at...
Cover of Oral and Literary Continuities in Modern Tibetan Literature
by Lama Jabb
Language: English
Release Date: June 10, 2015

This is the first book-length study to appear in English on the literary, cultural and political roots of modern Tibetan literature. While existing scholarship on modern Tibetan writing takes the 1980s as its point of “birth” and presents this period as marking a “rupture” with traditional...
Cover of A Handbook of English Renaissance Literary Studies
Language: English
Release Date: August 14, 2017

Provides a detailed map of contemporary critical theory in Renaissance and Early Modern English literary studies beyond Shakespeare A Handbook of English Renaissance Literary Studies is a groundbreaking guide to the contemporary engagement with critical theory within the larger disciplinary...
Cover of The Uses of Literary History
Language: English
Release Date: January 10, 1996

In this collection, Marshall Brown has gathered essays by twenty leading literary scholars and critics to appraise the current state of literary history. Representing a range of disciplinary specialties and approaches, these essays illustrate and debate the issues that confront scholars working on...
Cover of Before the Divide: Hindi and Urdu Literary Culture
by Francesca Orsini
Language: English
Release Date: December 15, 2009

Based on a workshop on 'Intermediary Genres in Hindi and Urdu', Before the Divide: Hindi and Urdu Literary Culture is an attempt to rethink aspects of the literary histories of these two languages.Today, Hindi and Urdu are considered two separate languages, each with its own script, history, literary...
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Literature and Liberty

Essays in Libertarian Literary Criticism

by Allen Mendenhall
Language: English
Release Date: February 19, 2014

The economic theories of Karl Marx and his disciples continue to be anthologized in books of literary theory and criticism and taught in humanities classrooms to the exclusion of other, competing economic paradigms. Marxism is collectivist, predictable, monolithic, impersonal, linear, reductive —...
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